Scaling an Egyptian monument punishable by month in jail, LE100K fine

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 - 10:34 GMT

A person who mounts a monument without a permit shall be jailed for at least a month and/or fined L.E.10,000-100,000, according to a 2020 law.

Egyptian pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai located in 'Opportunity District'

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 10:09 GMT

The exhibition is taking place on October 1 and March 31, 2022, and consists of three districts.

Egypt recovers 3 smuggled artifacts from UK before sale to showroom

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 - 02:01 GMT

Two pieces belong to the Ancient Egyptian era while the third is Greek.

Tutankhamun’s monuments’ restoration 'largest' since tomb discovery

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 - 10:50 GMT

President of the wood monuments restoration Plant Gilan Mahmoud said that the restoration of King Tutankhamun’s monuments is the largest since the tomb was discovered in 1922.

421 artifacts transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 - 01:48 GMT

The Egyptian Grand Museum in Al-Remaya Square received 421 artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, most notably a statue of King Khafre.

Egyptologist Somers Clarke’s house included in monuments’ list

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 10:30 GMT

English architect and Egyptologist Somers Clarke’s house will be included in the list of prominent Islamic and Coptic monuments.

Top 5 famous stories of Egypt’s sculptures within Cairo thoroughfares

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 11:46 GMT

Cairo thoroughfares contain around 26 stunning statues and sculptures commemorating Egyptian role models.

A look into Egypt's Protection of Antiquities Law

Mon, 28 May 2018 - 01:14 GMT

Egypt to impose LE 10,000 fine on those harassing tourists

Egypt to impose LE 10,000 fine on those harassing tourists

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Parliament approved Article 53 regulating the penalties of harassing tourists, despite some MPs’ requests to toughen the punishment measures.

Luxor like you have never seen before

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 09:43 GMT

It is expected that, by the upcoming winter, a satisfied number of tourists will come to Egypt to enjoy amazing warm weather, especially in Luxor and Aswan.

Al-Montazah Palace is sightseeing twist between past and present

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 02:00 GMT

Al-Montazah Palace in Alexandria was the summer palace of Khedive Abbas Helmi

Russian FM calls for restoration of monuments in Syria

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 02:50 GMT

The Russian Foreign Ministry urged stepping up efforts to restore monuments in Syria at a press conference on Friday.

Polar Princess discovered after 900 yrs of burial in Siberia

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 - 06:35 GMT

Russian scientists discovered a unique mummy that had been buried in permafrost soil in the 12th century and named it the Polar Princess on Monday.

Egyptian, Indian and Chinese antiquities discovered in Ethiopia

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 - 06:02 GMT

A team of archaeologists in Ethiopia discovered an ancient city dating back to the 10th century AD

Jewish graveyards registered in Islamic and Coptic monuments

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 02:36 GMT

Registering the Jewish graveyards in Alexandria within the Islamic and Coptic monuments.

Giza pyramids’ stones turned into pages of tourist memories

Sun, 14 May 2017 - 07:09 GMT

The Giza pyramids’ stones have been engraved with the names of tourist couples immortalizing their memories.

Greco-Roman grave, intact mummies discovered in Minya

Fri, 12 May 2017 - 08:15 GMT

A new archeological discovery of a Greco-Roman mass grave in Tuna el-Gebel area in Upper Egypt’s Minya governorate will be announced Saturday.

4 Ptolemaic tablets seized by disguised officers

Wed, 10 May 2017 - 01:01 GMT

Four Ptolemaic tablets were seized before selling them for 100m EGP by two officers disguised as antiquities traders Monday in the Delta’s Sharqia.

Third annual Tutankhamun conference kicks off Saturday

Sat, 06 May 2017 - 04:06 GMT

Ahmed Basha Kamal Hall at the Ministry of Antiquities witnessed a few hours ago the inauguration of the King Tutankhamun International Conference.

MP calls for preserving Fayoum's historical monuments

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 - 04:07 GMT

Parliament member stresses the importance of preserving archaeological sites in Fayoum.